Boyle Heights


1 Person Shot By LAPD Officer in Boyle Heights

Investigators on Sunday are looking into the cause of an officer-involved shooting that took place overnight in Boyle Heights.


Natural Gas Line Damaged During Demolition In Boyle Heights; Evacuations Ordered

Natural Gas Line Damaged During Demolition In Boyle Heights; Evacuations Ordered

Crews were working Wednesday to repair a leaking natural gas line at a structure in Boyle Heights, authorities said.


CBS2/KCAL9's Rebecca Ferriter got the chance to interview LAPD Officers  Jonathan Maldonado and Alberto Ledesma for their kindness in helping a young man with his tie.

Social Media Cheers On LAPD Officers For Helping Teen With Necktie Before School

A pair of LAPD officers got a social media “shout-out” Tuesday from a Boyle Heights mom after the officers took time from their duties to help a teenage boy with his necktie for his first day back at school.


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Stolen Box Truck That Led Police Pursuit Into Boyle Heights Was Carrying 1,650 Gallons Of Diesel Fuel

A stolen box truck that led police on a chase from Valencia into Boyle Heights contained more than 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel worth over $5,000, authorities said Tuesday.


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Driver In Stolen Box Truck Slams Into Concrete Divider During Wild Pursuit

SKY2 was overhead as the driver, a half hour into the pursuit, made it to Boyle Heights, where he veered onto a dirt median and slammed into a divider, narrowly missing passing cars on a transition road.


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Man Shot, Killed In Boyle Heights; 3 Suspects At Large

A man was shot and killed while at a Metro station in Boyle Heights and those responsible remain at large, authorities said.


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Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In Boyle Heights

Crews Tuesday worked to repair a water main that ruptured in a residential neighborhood in Boyle Heights.


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2 Injured In Fiery Crash In Boyle Heights

Firefighters Tuesday investigated a fiery crash that injured two people in Boyle Heights.


Jose Noriega, 101, was fatally struck by a van while in a Boyle Heights crosswalk in October 2014. (credit: CBS)

Driver Who Killed 101-Year-Old Man In Boyle Heights Gets 3 Years In Prison

Ricardo Avalos was sentenced Tuesday after pleading no contest to felony hit-and-run driving causing death and a misdemeanor charge of vehicular manslaughter.


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12 Schools Near Exide Plant To Be Tested For Lead

Are local children playing in school yards contaminated with lead? That is a question that some members of a Boyle Heights community have been asking for nearly two years and they soon may have an answer.


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List Of LAUSD Schools Near Exide Plant That Will Be Tested For Lead

These are a list of schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District located near the Exide Battery Recycling Plant that are expected to be tested for lead.


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Man In Custody After Allegedly Raping Woman While Armed With Machete In Boyle Heights

Police confirm Wednesday a man suspected of raping a woman while armed with a machete has been taken into custody.


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Semi Truck Carrying Shattered Glass Overturns On Freeway In Boyle Heights

Officials Monday are on the scene of a traffic collision involving a semi truck and a vehicle.


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Police To Boost Foot Patrols In Eastside Community Outreach Effort

Officials say residents in the Boyle Heights area can expect to see more LAPD officers on foot patrol as part of an effort to boost community relations.


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Search Continues For Man Suspected Of Threatening Woman With Machete, Raping Her In Boyle Heights Home

Investigators say a 30-year-old woman was sleeping in her bedroom in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue when an unknown Hispanic male forced his way into the living room window of the residence around 12:30 a.m.

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